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Flumes and splash zone to open at National Sports Centre

The much anticipated flumes, leisure pool and splash zone will open at the National Sports Centre (NSC) in Douglas on Tuesday. It follows a multi-million pound...
Monday, 29 November 2021

Face coverings expected to be worn in educational settings

From tomorrow (Tuesday 30 November), all staff, secondary and UCM students, and visitors will be expected to wear face coverings in all of the Island's...
Monday, 29 November 2021

Manx Youth Orchestra to commence golden anniversary celebrations

The Manx Youth Orchestra will mark its 50th Christmas performance with a special concert in Douglas on 11 December, including adaptations of songs by Adele,...
Friday, 26 November 2021

Psychology teacher scoops Biosphere art award

A local teacher has won an award for her 'unique and fascinating' artwork which celebrates the Isle of Man’s UNESCO Biosphere status. The Island became the...
Tuesday, 23 November 2021

New Manx Youth Games shirts made from plastic bottles

Children set to take part in next summer’s Sporting Club Manx Youth Games will wear new eco-friendly shirts made from recycled plastic bottles with...
Monday, 22 November 2021

More than 1,000 students learn about future career options

More than 1,000 young people have taken the opportunity to explore their future career options by meeting potential employers at Employment and Skills...
Friday, 12 November 2021

Applications open for on-Island nurse training

Applications are now being taken for the Adult and the Mental Health pre-registration nurse training degree programmes being delivered here on the Isle of...
Thursday, 11 November 2021

Isle of Man Sport Aid Academy welcomes 115 young athletes

More than 100 Young Manx athletes, aged 13 – 16, have been selected to take part in the Isle of Man Sport Aid Academy 2021 – 2024 programme. The Academy will...
Thursday, 14 October 2021

Plans in place due to high school absence levels

Plans to prevent disruption to face-to-face lessons remain in place after a small number of schools reported high student and staff absence levels this...
Friday, 8 October 2021

Former student to become principal at University College Isle of Man

A local woman will return to the Island next year to lead a college she attended as a student. Jesamine Kelly will take over from Jo Pretty as principal at...
Thursday, 30 September 2021
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